What to do with wooden pallets? A wall transformed and revamped with wooden pallets, a pretty headboard, a chest or other wooden furniture… There are many DIY ideas!
10-Trucs offers you ideas for transforming and recycling a wooden pallet into something practical and pretty.
1. Make a pallet wood headboard
There are a ton of photos and projects online for making a DIY headboard out of old wood pallets. This is really pretty and easy to build.
2. Make a bed with wooden pallets
In addition to a headboard, did you know that it was possible to transform wooden pallets into a real bed? I present to you below some ideas precisely to recycle wooden pallets into a bed.
3. Cover a pallet wood wall
Another home idea to do with wood pallets is to cover an entire wall! Admit that the end result is simply sublime. A wooden wall to give a rustic and modern look to your home.
Although you can use pallet wood, nothing prevents you from buying and using wooden planks sold in a hardware store in your area.
4. Build a console table with a pallet
Recycling an old wooden pallet into a magnificent console table for the entrance hall or the living room couldn’t be simpler!
We use the wooden pallet as a whole without modifying it and we fix a wider board on top of the console table.
5. Transform a library
Here is a very simple idea to recycle the boards of your wooden pallets at home: Transform the bottom of a library.
Changing the bottom of a cabinet or bookcase with pallet wood is an idea that is simple, quick and oh so pretty. What a great idea to give a rustic style to your furniture and home decor.
Do you want more ideas for revamping wooden furniture? Come and read our ideas here: How to retype and shell a piece of furniture?
6. Make a stand for coffee cups
If you like tinkering with this other recycling idea you will definitely like it and even more so if you like coffee! 🙂
A coffee cup stand made from a wooden pallet… It’s a really great idea, you must admit!
7. Make a wooden chest
Another idea for recycling a wooden pallet is to make a chest. The popular site 101pallets.com offers the steps to make a chest from pallet wood. The end result is really pretty.
8. Build a shoe rack
Still for DIY project enthusiasts, here is another idea for recycling pallet wood: Turn a pallet into a shoe rack!
9. Storage for firewood
If you have several old wooden pallets at home then why not salvage them and turn them into firewood storage?
Here is a photo that shows the type of storage you can make yourself:
10. A garden container and planter with pallet wood
A last idea that I suggest you do with pallet wood is to make garden boxes for vegetables and flowers.
Several models of planters and bins exist, including this one:
11. Make a spice rack
If you love cooking then you definitely love spices 🙂 So why not make your own spice rack out of a wooden pallet?
Here is a really pretty and easy idea to do it yourself with a few tools:
For those who wish to discover other spice rack ideas, it’s here: Build a spice rack.
To see in detail all these tips and other ideas for recycling wooden pallets visit our Pinterest board here: Wooden pallet.